In memory of Abigail Remington, my Maternal 11th Great-Grandmother on the DECKER branch.
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1700 or earlier
1763 Feb 6
Abigail Remington was born abt. 1680, a daughter of John Remington and Abigail Richmond. She married first to William Gardiner. In 1705 they sold 250 of land that belonged to her father, bounded west by Saugatucket River, south on Thomas Mumford's land, north on that of said Henry Gardiner, and partly by that of William Gardiner, Sr., and the fresh meadows. This is the land in Moorsfield, South Kingstown. William died in 1738 and Abigail married second, on September 3, 1740, to Col. Job Almy, a wealthy and reputable merchant of Newport. She died on February 6, 1763, at the age of 83. She was buried in the Episcopal Churchyard on Tower Hill.
Abigail Remington & William Gardiner were the parents of my ancestor,
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